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What's ahead for housing policy in 2014
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Thursday, January 02, 2014 6:17 AM

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by Ethan Handelman, National Housing Conference A version of this post originally appeared in Under One Roof .  Simply predicting that housing policy will be locked in partisan gridlock for 2014 would play safely to the odds, especially if the recent budget negotiations were any indicator. But that would miss some of the possibilities for effective, bipartisan legislation, helpful regulatory change, and essential action around the country that may well occur this year. Consider a few areas: Reforming housing finance. The Senate Banking Committee has been quietly working away in a bipartisan way to craft legislation to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Indeed, I testified for NHC at a recent hearing. Expect the ongoing effort to carry on into 2014 and perhaps beyond, depending on


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